The exhibition was organized by the British Museum in partnership with the Iran Heritage Foundation and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
The exhibition at the Asian Art Museum is generously supported by Tina and Hamid Moghadam, Bita Daryabari and Dr. Reza Malek in collaboration with the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans.
Images: The Cyrus Cylinder, 539–538 BCE. Achaemenid. Clay. © Trustees of the British Museum.
Gold armlet (Oxus treasure), 5th–4th century BCE. Achaemenid, Persia. Gold. © Trustees of the British Museum.